Should I Deadhead My Iris? - Knowledgebase Question

Moreland, GA
Question by sscan
April 27, 2001
Should I deadhead my Iris?

Answer from NGA
April 27, 2001


Deadheading is usually regularly done on annuals to prolong their bloom period. Once the bloom is dead on a bulb, you can cut the stalk back, but let the foliage dry and die back on its own, as it is storing nutrients to the bulb for next season.

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